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Citizen of the Year Award

Do you know someone who makes your community a better place in Darwin?

The Australia Day Citizen of the Year and Community Event of the Year Awards reward and recognise individuals and organisations that:

  • have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year,
  • and/or have provided an outstanding service over a number of years, to a local community to improve the lives of others,
  • who are role models, quiet achievers or leaders in our community.

Outstanding contribution and community service in areas such as: education, health, fundraising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, the arts, the environment and any other area that contributes to the advancement and well-being of a community.

We encourage you to nominate individuals who make a real difference in the community and give them the opportunity to be recognised and rewarded.

Nominate now!

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Citizen of the Year Award

To be eligible, the person must be an Australian Citizen.

Young Citizen of the Year Award

To be eligible, the person must be an Australian Citizen aged over 16 years and under 30 years of age on January 26, 2020.

Community Event of the Year Award

This is presented to the person/group who has staged the most outstanding community event during the past year.

Selection Criteria

The selection criteria for Citizen of the Year and Young Citizen of the Year are:

  • Significant contribution to the community
  • An inspirational role model for the Australian community
  • The scope of impact the individual’s contribution has on the local government area.

The selection criteria for Community Event of the Year are;

  • The quality of the event
  • The scope of impact the event has on the local government area
  • The event’s contribution to the community.

Nominations are now open and close 29 November 2019

Last modified 
11 Sep 2019

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